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 Windsor & Eton Brewery Triumphs at International Brewing & Cider Awards 2024

Windsor & Eton Brewery Triumphs at International Brewing & Cider Awards 2024

In a resounding victory, Windsor and Eton Brewery has clinched an impressive array of accolades at the renowned International Brewing & Cider Awards 2024. The brewery garnered an impressive five medals, including three golds, one silver, and one bronze, solidifying its status as a paragon of brewing excellence.

Following three days of rigorous evaluation by an esteemed panel of 38 judges, Windsor & Eton Brewery emerged triumphant, securing its place among the elite in the global brewing community. The awards, now in their 138th year, are widely regarded as the oldest and most esteemed competition of their kind in the world, attracting participants from far and wide.

The accolades bestowed upon Windsor & Eton Brewery include:

  • Gold Medal for "Capital" Lager in the draught Keg category (2.9-4.7% ABV)
  • Gold Medal for "Diablo Rojo" Strong Belgian-style Pale Ale (7-10%)
  • Gold Medal for "Knight of the Garter" in cask-conditioned form (2.9-3.8% ABV)
  • Silver Medal for "Father Thames" in cask-conditioned form (4.4 – 4.8% ABV)
  • Bronze Medal for "Shout" Session Pale Ale in draught keg format

Expressing profound satisfaction at the brewery's remarkable feat, Paddy Johnson, Production Director at Windsor & Eton, explained,

"It's so pleasing to see our beers recognised yet again in such a prestigious competition. Winning in this wide variety of classes is testament to the dedication and skill of our brewing team."

Despite being a modest-sized brewery, Windsor & Eton continues to assert its dominance on both the domestic and international stages, garnering acclaim for its exceptional craftsmanship and unwavering commitment to quality. As Johnson aptly notes, "Such endorsements of our quality carry significant weight, particularly in these challenging times for the industry."

The judging process, led by Chair of Beer Judging, Rob McCaig, saw Windsor & Eton's products evaluated by internationally acclaimed brewers from diverse backgrounds, ensuring a rigorous assessment of each entry's quality and commercial value. This unique approach to judging sets the International Brewing & Cider Awards apart from other competitions, earning it the esteemed reputation as the 'Oscars of the brewing and cider world.'

The official Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place on May 1, 2024, at The Guildhall in London, where Windsor & Eton Brewery, along with other medal winners, will be honoured.

For a complete list of all 2024 medal winners, visit The International Brewing & Cider Awards’ website at